South African military and police helicopters fly past a nine-metre  bronze statue of the late former South African president Nelson Mandela, after it was unveiled as part of the Day of Reconciliation Celebrations at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Photograph: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters

The largest statue in the world of Nelson Mandela was unveiled yesterday in South Africa on Reconciliation Day, 24 hours after the revered former pres(...)

Nelson Rolihlala Mandela was arguably the most respected statesman the world has seen since the end of the second World War. His dignity, his determin(...)